Weekdays: 10am-4pm
Weekends: 11am-4pm
BECOME A MEMBER/LOGIN
VAS 2021 LOGO DESIGN 2
DONATE

1000006342.jpg

VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition 2024

8 Mar 2024 – 25 Mar 2024

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

In this exhibition VAS artists are asked to explore subjects from a 21st century perspective, challenging themselves creatively. This Exhibition is sponsored by the George Hicks Foundation.
Maria Radun, highly commended 2023, Remember

VAS Summer Exhibition 2024

26 Jan 2024 – 5 Feb 2024

Cato, Frater & McCubbin Galleries

This is the first VAS members' exhibition of 2024.

VAS Little Treasures 2023

23 Nov 2023 – 23 Dec 2023

Cato Gallery

The annual Little Treasures exhibition features a large variety of small artworks, showcasing the many talents of our artists. These make perfect Christmas presents for the art lover in your life.
Joe Whyte_Found and Lost_AOTY 2023

THE HYLTON MACKLEY AM VAS ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD

10 Nov 2023 – 27 Nov 2023

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

This impressive exhibition features artworks by select Victorian Artists Society artists, who have been invited to participate after receiving the highest number of votes from their peers. This is a prestigious award and much sort after.
First Prize_Lulu Clifton-Evans

VAS Maritime Exhibition 2023

27 Oct 2023 – 6 Nov 2023

Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

This exhibition features artworks including tall ships, peaceful beach scenes and the ever changing moods of the ocean.
1st Prize_Greg Cannon_Undergrowth

VAS Edward Heffernan Drawing Exhibition 2023

27 Oct 2023 – 6 Nov 2023

Cato Gallery & Mackley Members' Room

The 'Edward Heffernan Memorial Drawing Prizes' are awarded in honour of Edward Heffernan, past president of VAS from 1977 to 1980. He served on the VAS Council for 12 years and was also awarded the Distinguished VAS Service Award, Honorary life Membership, VAS Fellowship and the Order of Australia Medal for his services to Arts.
Andy Comisso_Master Copy of Jacob Van Oost, Portrait of a Young Girl_Best in Show

VAS Art School Exhibition 2023

14 Oct 2023 – 23 Oct 2023

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

This exhibition showcases the range of artistic practices and mediums that are taught at the VAS Art School. Encompassing oil, watercolour, pastel, drawing, acrylic, gouache and sculpture, both students and teachers works on show will reveal the diversity and creativity within the school.
1st Prize_Joe Whyte, Through the Clouds, oil on linen.

VAS Spring Select Exhibition 2023

8 Sep 2023 – 25 Sep 2023

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

One of three Select Exhibitions held each year by VAS. Votes cast by exhibiting artists are used to decide the list of candidates for the Artist of the Year Award Exhibition. The Spring Exhibition features the Gordon Moffatt AM Spring Prizes for: 1st prize, $500. 2nd prize, $250. 3rd prize $100. Sculpture prize $150.
3g_PAINT OUTS_2

VAS En Plein Air Exhibition 2023

24 Aug 2023 – 4 Sep 2023

Cato Gallery

This exhibition celebrates our plein air artists; featuring works painted outdoors.
1st prize 2023_Julia Wang_Ash Gray

VAS Portrait Exhibition 2023

11 Aug 2023 – 21 Aug 2023

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

This annual exhibition, featuring the Nada Hunter Portraiture Award celebrates portraiture in all genres. An inspiring array of talent by some of Victoria’s emerging and established artists skillfully capturing the human spirit.
Joe Whyte_Old ad New Brunswick_First Prize 2023

VAS Winter Select Exhibition 2023

7 Jul 2023 – 24 Jul 2023

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

One of three Select Exhibitions held each year by VAS. Votes cast by exhibiting artists are used to decide the list of candidates for the Artist of the Year Award Exhibition. The Winter Exhibition features prizes of Senior Art Supplies vouchers to the value of: 1st prize, $600. 2nd prize, $150. 3rd prize $100. Sculpture prize, $150.

VAS Country Members Exhibition 2023

15 Jun 2023 – 3 Jul 2023

Cato Gallery

The Victorian Artists Society has a large membership that spans across Victoria and beyond its borders. This exhibition showcases the creativity of our country members.

Malcolm Drysdale—Retrospective of a Storyteller

15 Jun 2023 – 3 Jul 2023

Frater Gallery

Malcolm Drysdale is an artist story teller. His paintings, books, cartoons and his 'Panodramas' are image stories. He has painted for many decades. There will be about 40 paintings in the show.
Along The Thames, UK

VAS 9x5 Exhibition 2023

27 May 2023 – 12 Jun 2023

Cato Gallery & Mackley Members' Room

A homage to the original 1889 9x5 Impressionism Exhibitions, of small works painted on cigar box lids.
LINDA_Weil_ToyboxOfDrama

VAS Autumn Select Exhibition 2023

11 Apr 2023 – 8 May 2023

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

One of three Select Exhibitions held each year by VAS. Votes cast by exhibiting artists are used to decide the list of candidates for the Artist of the Year Award Exhibition. The Autumn exhibition is sponsored by Eileen and Hylton Mackley.

VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition 2023

3 Mar 2023 – 20 Mar 2023

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

In this exhibition VAS artists are asked to explore subjects from a 21st century perspective, challenging themselves creatively. This Exhibition is sponsored by the George Hicks Foundation.
Ron Reynolds_Sound of Silence

VAS Summer Exhibition 2023

10 Feb 2023 – 27 Feb 2023

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

This is the first VAS exhibition of 2023. We look forward to welcoming members and visitors back to our galleries with a celebration of summer. This exhibition features prizes for painting of: 1st, $600; 2nd, $300; 3rd, $100; and sculpture of: 1st, $600; 2nd, $300 and 3rd, $100

VAS SMLXL Fine Art Print Studio Maritime Exhibition 2022

2 Dec 2022 – 13 Dec 2022

Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

This exhibition features artworks including tall ships, peaceful beach scenes and the ever changing moods of the ocean. This exhibition is sponsored by SMLXL Fine Art Print Studio with prizes of vouchers for: 1st prize, $600. 2nd prize, $300. 3rd prize $100.

VAS Little Treasures 2022

2 Dec 2022 – 13 Dec 2022

Cato Gallery

The annual Little Treasures exhibition features a large variety of small artworks, showcasing the many talents of our artists.
Julian Bruere_Across the Paddock—Yea_AOTY 2022

VAS Mavis Little Artist of the Year 2022

11 Nov 2022 – 28 Nov 2022

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

This impressive exhibition features artworks by select Victorian Artists Society artists, who have been invited to participate after receiving the highest number of votes from their peers. This is a prestigious award and much sort after.
Jill Shalless_Twisted Dance Anglesea_Winner 2022

VAS Edward Heffernan Drawing Exhibition 2022

27 Oct 2022 – 7 Nov 2022

Cato Gallery & Mackley Members' Room

The 'Edward Heffernan Memorial Drawing Prizes' are awarded in honour of Edward Heffernan, past president of VAS from 1977 to 1980. He served on the VAS Council for 12 years and was also awarded the Distinguished VAS Service Award, Honorary life Membership, VAS Fellowship and the Order of Australia Medal for his services to Arts.
Greg Shelly_Chinese Vase_Oil Award

VAS Art School Exhibition 2022

14 Oct 2022 – 24 Oct 2022

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

This exhibition showcases the range of artistic practices and mediums that are taught at the VAS Art School. Encompassing oil, watercolour, pastel, drawing, acrylic, gouache and sculpture, both students and teachers works on show will reveal the diversity and creativity within the school.
Mary Hyde_Low Tide Under the Footbridge, Staithes_Spring Winner 2022

VAS Spring Select Exhibition 2022

9 Sep 2022 – 26 Sep 2022

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

One of three Select Exhibitions held each year by VAS. Votes cast by exhibiting artists are used to decide the list of candidates for the Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award exhibition. The Spring Exhibition features the Gordon Moffatt AM Spring Prizes for: 1st prize, $400. 2nd prize, $250. 3rd prize $100. And the VAS Council Sculpture prizes for: Sculpture 1st prize, $150. Sculpture 2nd prize, $100.
Figure riding a horse through the country side

VAS Country Members Exhibition 2022

14 Sep 2022 – 26 Sep 2022

Cato Gallery

The Victorian Artists Society has a large membership that spans across Victoria and beyond its borders. This exhibition showcases the creativity of our country members.

VAS En Plein Air Exhibition 2022

25 Aug 2022 – 5 Sep 2022

Cato Gallery

This exhibition celebrates the spirit of plein air artists; featuring works painted outdoors.
Gwendoline Krumins_Winner 2022_Mrs Brown_Oil

VAS Portrait Exhibition 2022

12 Aug 2022 – 22 Aug 2022

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

This annual exhibition, featuring the Nada Hunter Portraiture Award celebrates portraiture in all genres. An inspiring array of talent by some of Victoria’s emerging and established artists skillfully capturing the human spirit. The Nada Hunter Prizes are for: 1st prize, $1000. 2nd prize, $200. 3rd prize $150.
Emma - Joe Whyte

VAS Life Group Exhibition 2022

10 Aug 2022 – 22 Aug 2022

Cato Gallery

This exhibition celebrates the human body and showcases artworks that have been created during our weekly Portrait and Life Group sessions with life models.
Fred Toumayan_Melbourne, the Beautiful City

VAS 'OUR MELBOURNE' EXHIBITION 2022

1 Jun 2022 – 31 Jul 2022

VAS Foyer

Celebrate your city in an exhibition featuring the iconic architecture, lively markets and beautiful natural and human environments of Melbourne.
Gwen Krumins_Senorous Bushland Calls_Cropped_WINNER 2022 copy

VAS Winter Select Exhibition 2022

8 Jul 2022 – 25 Jul 2022

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

One of three Select Exhibitions held each year by VAS. Votes cast by exhibiting artists are used to decide the list of candidates for the Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award exhibition. The Winter Exhibition features prizes of Senior Art Supplies vouchers to the value of: 1st prize, $600. 2nd prize, $150. 3rd prize $100. Sculpture prize, $150.
Max Meldrum_Interior

Wayne Leslie—An Affair of the Art

30 Jun 2022 – 4 Jul 2022

Frater, Hammond & McCubbin Galleries

An exhibition of Australian Tonalist works from the collection of Wayne Leslie.
Made with
Website by:

Acknowledgment of traditional owners.

We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.